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Employment Insurance Act

Version of section 6 from 2017-01-01 to 2017-03-11:


Marginal note:Definitions

  •  (1) In this Part,

    disentitled

    disentitled means not entitled under section 13, 18, 21, 31, 32, 33, 36, 37, 49 or 50 or under the regulations; (inadmissible)

    disqualified

    disqualified means disqualified under section 27 or 30; (exclu du bénéfice des prestations)

    initial claim for benefits

    initial claim for benefits means a claim made for the purpose of establishing a claimant’s benefit period; (demande initiale de prestations)

    major attachment claimant

    major attachment claimant means a claimant who qualifies to receive benefits and has 600 or more hours of insurable employment in their qualifying period; (prestataire de la première catégorie)

    minor attachment claimant

    minor attachment claimant means a claimant who qualifies to receive benefits and has fewer than 600 hours of insurable employment in their qualifying period; (prestataire de la deuxième catégorie)

    qualifying period

    qualifying period means the period described in section 8; (période de référence)

    waiting period

    waiting period means the one week of the benefit period described in section 13. (délai de carence)

  • Marginal note:Rounding off percentages or fractions

    (2) A reference in this Part to an amount equal to a percentage or fraction of earnings or benefits in a period shall be rounded to the nearest multiple of one dollar or, if the amount is equidistant from two multiples of one dollar, to the higher multiple.

  • Marginal note:Hours of insurable employment

    (3) For the purposes of this Part, the number of hours of insurable employment that a claimant has in any period shall be established as provided under section 55, subject to any regulations made under paragraph 54(z.1) allocating the hours to the claimant’s qualifying period.

  • 1996, c. 23, s. 6
  • 2000, c. 14, s. 2
  • 2016, c. 7, s. 208
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